As part of the Agoa (African Growth Opportunities Act) deal, 65 000 tons of United States chicken will be transported to South Africa.
702 and Cape Talk's Koketso Sachane on Tuesday spoke to CEO of SA Poultry Association, Kevin Lovell, about some of the threats the deal is likely to have on the local poultry sector.
Listen to the interview below:
The threat of us losing Agoa as a country was much greater in our view as an industry than the risk that we face.— Kevin Lovell, CEO of SA Poultry Association
This is not a Christmas present for the South African poultry industry, that's for sure.— Kevin Lovell, CEO of SA Poultry Association